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Fred Forman

Nottingham Forest FC

3 appearances, 3 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 19: A 3
100% successful

1899

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Frederick Ralph Forman
Born 8 November 1873 in Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire [registered in Shardlow, December 1873]. His mother, Eliza, is a french-born British subject.
Baptised 1 February 1874 in Aston-on-Trent

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, the seven-year old Frederick R. is the third of four children, including Frank, to Ralph and Eliza. They all live on the Weston Road in Aston, Shardlow. His father is a farmer of 65 acres, employing two men and two boys.

According to the 1891 census, the family of six are all still living in Weston Road and his father is still a farmer.  Frederick is a signal engineer. They now have one servant.

According to the 1901 census, Frederick R. is one of three, including Frank, who are living with their widowed mother, who is still running the farm on Weston Road. Fred himself is a signal draughtsman, and they have two servants.

Died 14 June 1910 in Skegness, aged 36 years 218 days [registered in Spilsby, Lincolnshire, June 1910]. He had been battling illness for a couple of years.
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 6lbs [1903].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Spent his junior career playing with Aston-on-Trent FC and Beeston Town FC and joined Derby County FC as an amateur. Scored three goals in four league appearances. Joined Nottingham Forest FC in 1894 and retired from playing in 1903 after 158 league appearances for Forest, scoring 34 goals.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of four who became 242nd player (245) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left (outside-right at club level)
First match No. 65, 18 February 1899, England 13 Ireland 2, a British Championship match at Roker Park Ground, Association Road, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, aged 25 years 102 days.
Last match No. 67, 8 April 1899, England 2 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Aston Lower Grounds, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham, aged 25 years 151 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1898-99;
Team honours British Championship winners 1898-99;
Individual honours FA Tour of Germany 1899
Distinctions Brother to Frank Forman and uncle of Harry Linacre (not brother-in-law, as stated by Doug Lamming!)

Beyond England

A railway draughtsman by vocation. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.98/99.

 

Fred Forman - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 3 270 3 90 min 3 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Fred Forman - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 3 0 0 19 3 +16 0 1 6.333 1.00 100.0 +3
All - British Championship 3 3 0 0 19 3 +16 0 1 6.333 1.00 100.0 +3

 

Fred Forman - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1898-99 3 3 0 0 19 3 +16 0 1 6.333 1.00 100.0 +3
BC All 3 3 0 0 19 3 +16 0 1 6.333 1.00 100.0 +3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 3 0 0 19 3 +16 0 1 6.333 1.00 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 19 3 +16 0 1 6.333 1.00 100.0 +3

 

Fred Forman - Match History
 Club: Nottingham Forest F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 25
1 65 18 February 1899 - England 13 Ireland 2, Roker Park, Sunderland BC HW Start 20, 52 ol
2 66 20 March 1899 - England 4 Wales 0, Ashton Gate, Bristol HW Start 55 ol
3 67 8 April 1899 - England 2 Scotland 1, Aston Lower Grounds, Birmingham HW Start ol
Age 26
FA Tour of Germany 23 November 1899 - Germany 2 England 13, Athletik-Sportsplatz, Berlin tour AW Start ol
24 November 1899 - Germany 2 England 10, Athletik-Sportsplatz, Berlin AW Start ol
26 November 1899 - Austria 0 England 8, Stadión Letná, Praha AW reserve
28 November 1899 - Germany 0 England 7, Military Exercise Ground, Karlsruhe AW Start rb

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